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The 2009 ActiveAge Summit

The 2009 ActiveAge Summit was held on Friday 29 May 2009 in the Civic Centre, Newcastle. The event was a showcase for work being done around the world on products, programmes and solutions to sustain the quality of life for an ageing society.

Presentations included 'The Ageing Phenomenon: Commercial opportunities?' from Michael Asher of Cels, 'Public Service Delivery for an Ageing Population', from Colin Williams of Newcastle City Council, 'Making Sense of the Business of Ageing', from Jane Barratt of the International Federation on Ageing, 'Ageing Well in a Connected World', from Kevin Johnson of Cisco IBSG and 'The 8 Components of an ICT Programme for Older Adults' from Gary Moulton of Microsoft Corporation.

Gregor Rae from BusinessLab also presented the 2009 Update on the ActiveAge Research Programme.

To download a copy of these thought-provoking presentations click here.